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Friday’s Featured Job: AMERICAN SYSTEMS Seeks VP to Lead Professional, Technical, AND IT Services

Job Description AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a $250M rapidly growing provider of government information technology and engineering services is seeking a highly motivated leader and change agent to manage all aspects of the Professional, Technical, and IT Services Strategic Business Offering. ($80M Group) Individual should have extensive executive management; program management; system …

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Intel Moves to Buy McAfee for $7.7 Billion

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) plans to acquire McAfee (NYSE:MFE) $48 a share in cash to buy the security firm for a reported $7.7 billion. GovCon Wire will report further developments as they occur.

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ManTech Secures DISA Deal; Bill Varner Speaks

ManTech (NASDAQ:MANT) won a deal worth $23 million contract to support the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Manpower, Personnel and Security (MPS), Security Division. The contract has an initial one-year base period with four one-year renewal options. According to the firm, “ManTech will support the start-up …

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CACI Notches Air Force Contract Win; Bill Fairl, Paul Cofoni Comment

CACI  (NYSE: CACI) claimed a $19 million prime contract to sustain and enhance the Air Force’s Job Order Cost Accounting System (JOCAS II) for the 554th Electronic Systems Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. According to the firm, “the new work on the five-year contract (one base, four option …

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Lockheed Announces Partnerships

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) named additional companies to its team formed to bid for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract. The firm will team with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems and partners Alaska Aerospace and NANA Development Corporation. “These companies form a best-of-industry …

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NGC Picks Up Lucrative Navy Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) won a $42.4 million cost plus fixed fee contract from the U.S. Navy for support services on new and commissioned submarines and surface ships of the U.S. Navy and “other foreign navies”. The firm reports it “will provide engineering; technical analyses; mechanical and electrical design; manufacturing; …

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Harris Opens New Office in Lone Star State

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) opened a new research and development operation in San Antonio to serve customers in central Texas. According to the firm, “the 6, 000-square-foot Harris Advanced Research and Development Center is located at 903 Billy Mitchell Drive, Building 1. It houses offices, research and development, and demonstration space …

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GTEC Books Deal from NRL to Continue Plasma Research

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTEC) won a contract to continue their support of the research initiatives of the Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) Charged Particle Physics Branch within the Plasma Division.  The contract has one base year and four options and a total value of $6, 141, 655. …

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Alan Stewart Inducted into Cambridge Who’s Who

Alan R. Stewart has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who “for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in financial management.” Stewart served as the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of ICF International, Inc. from 2001 until 2010.

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Boeing Offers Generous Support to Haiti Schools

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has donated $900, 000 to support the reconstruction of Haiti’s public education system. According to the firm, “Boeing and its employees, through a company-sponsored appeals program, committed $2.2 million to help the people of Haiti. The American Red Cross received $1.3 million of that amount for immediate …

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